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Thinking Up You
I create and recreate you,
every day in my mind.
I could do a better job,
but really, why should I?
You’re a son of a bitch,
and there’s so little good material
to work with.
David Stone is a New York based writer. His most recent book is 21 Poems.
When George died,
every cat in the universes
stopped purring for precisely one second.
The change in vibrations never reversed.
When my brother died,
the warmth of the universe
at every official measuring station
and did not recover.